Valve released their list of “ Best Games 2020 ” on Steam which includes games like Ben Us, Cyberpunk 2077, Dota 2, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, Grand Theft Auto V, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). Steam’s best-performing games are divided into six lists, although the popular games overlap in some of the lists. The categories are Best Sellers, New Releases, Highest Players, Early Access Graduates, Best Virtual Reality Games, and Game Consoles. Many of these games, and thousands of others, are currently available at discounted prices as part of Steam Winter Sale, which will run through January 5.
Steam The 12 best-selling games of 2020 in the Platinum category include, Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, Between Us, Cyberpunk 2077, Doom Eternal, Monster Hunter World, Red Dead Redemption 2. Rainbow Six: Siege, Destiny 2, Grand Theft Auto V and Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The last three games on this list have reached the Steam Platinum category every year since the list started rolling out in 2016. According steam.
The total revenue per game is calculated by looking at game sales, in-game transactions, and DLC sales from January 1, 2020 to December 18, 2020. Steam does not disclose revenue breakdowns for the lists but rather groups them into groups. Platinum – from 1 to 12, gold – from 13 to 24, silver – from 25 to 40, and bronze – from 41 to 100. The games within each group are randomly assigned. You can check Steam’s full list of the best games of 2020 Here. Gold tier bestsellers include Crusaders Kings III, Warframe, Mount & Blade II, Borderlands 3, Baldur’s Gate, ARK: Winter Wonderland, The Elder Scrolls, Halo, Phasmophobia, Civilization VI, Sea of Thieves, and Dead by Daylight.
The most played games of the year, featuring the highest concurrent players (over 200,000 peak players) include titles like Between Us, Dota 2, Cyberpunk 2077, Destiny 2, Terraria, Life is Strange 2, Monster Hunter World, Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Grand Theft Auto V.
Steam noted that the concurrent peak numbers were much higher this year compared to 2019 and that the increase had occurred in all areas. The hottest new releases for 2020 according to total revenue include titles like Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, Sea of Thieves, Cuberpunk 2077, Star Wars: Squadrons, Grounded, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Fifa 2021: Beckham Editon, Wolcen Bloodtrail, Borderlands 3, and Baldur’s Gate 3, Resident Evil 3, Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord, Football Manager 2021, and more.
Early Access alumni measured by total revenue have games like Noita, Skater XL, Wolcen Bloodtrail, Torchlight III, Squad, and more on the Platinum List. Steam’s top exclusives for 2020 include Arizona Sunshine, Pavlov, Pistol Whip, Beat Saber and Half-Life: Alyx in the Platinum bucket. Top console games, measured by active console players daily, include Grand Theft Auto V, NBA 2K20, Cyberpunk 2077, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Monster Hunter: World, and Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, among others, in the Platinum Collection.
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